terminal command: "$ ssh root@your_ip_address " not responding in log in to droplet?

November 2, 2015 1.4k views
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I use my actual ipaddress in the command.
I have just started my first droplet with Joomla, to host my personal portfolio. However, I am trying to log in to my droplet from my terminal on my Mac with my SSH key. I command ssh root@your
ip_address, yet it's unresponsive so I can't log in.
What do I do?

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This question was answered by @mikechepesiuk:

It would time out. I had to click on "console access" from my control panel on Digital Ocean, for it to work. I'm in now.

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